The CPAP machine sucks in the air in the room and creates higher air pressure. to stretch our respiratory channels wider to treat snoring or sleep apnea This is caused by the narrowing of our airways while sleeping. (Read more from the article. What is CPAP?)
partOxygen Concentrator Will suck in more air in the room to filter out the part that is concentrated oxygen for us without creating higher air pressure in any way Used for patients with lack of oxygen. or the lungs are unable to absorb enough oxygen from normal air
Therefore, CPAP machines and oxygen concentrators perform different functions Used to treat different symptoms or diseases, in conclusion, those who have snoring or sleep apnea. A CPAP machine must be used, while those with respiratory diseases such as emphysema, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, etc. must use an oxygen concentrator. Some people have two conditions, such as sleep apnea and lung disease. The doctor may order the use of both machines.